File No. 861.00/1382a

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis )


23. Japan Advertiser has published text of telegram from Tomsk to Allied powers dated last February asking recognition of the provisional [Page 89] government of Siberia and announcing further sessions of a Siberian conference in January. Can you verify authenticity of document? Have you further information regarding Siberian conference which you reported would be held in March? Department desires all information available.